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This is a term that describes the habit of endlessly scrolling social media and news feeds full of doom and gloom on one’s smartphone screen, something which is eroding our mental health.
This self-destructive behaviour has become increasingly common in 2020 due to the dystopian stories and articles related to the pandemic available online and the fact that many people are jobless and sitting at home.
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One feels anxious and wants to hook the mind back to the doom and threat cycle, to gather more information.
The more time we spend doomscrolling, the more dangers and threats we stumble upon, skewing our perspective of the outside world.
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